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Lexicon :: Strong's H3950 - lāqaṭ

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Strong’s Definitions

לָקַט lâqaṭ, law-kat'; a primitive root; properly, to pick up, i.e. (generally) to gather; specifically, to glean:—gather (up), glean.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H3950 in the following manner: gather (23x), glean (12x), gather up (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H3950 in the following manner: gather (23x), glean (12x), gather up (2x).
  1. to pick up, gather, glean, gather up

    1. (Qal)

      1. to pick up, gather

      2. to glean

    2. (Piel)

      1. to gather, gather up

      2. to collect (money)

      3. to glean

    3. (Pual) to be picked up

    4. (Hithpael) to collect oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָקַט lâqaṭ, law-kat'; a primitive root; properly, to pick up, i.e. (generally) to gather; specifically, to glean:—gather (up), glean.
STRONGS H3950: Abbreviations
† [לָקַט] verb pick or gather up, specifically glean (Late Hebrew id. and נָקַט; Arabic bdb054401 pick up (as a bird, grains, etc.); Aramaic לְקַט, and נְקַט; bdb054402; Mandean לגט (NöM 54, also on Talmud נקט); compare Assyrian laḳâtu DlHWB 385 (but ט = t?)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural לָֽקְטוּ Exodus 16:22; Numbers 11:8, וְל׳ consecutive Exodus 16:4, לָקָ֑טוּ Exodus 16:18; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִלְקְטוּ Exodus 16:5, יִלְקֹט֑וּן Psalm 104:28, וַיִּלְקְטוּ Exodus 16:17, 21; 2nd person masculine plural suffix תִּלְקְטֻהוּ Exodus 16:26; Imperative masculine plural לִקְטוּ Genesis 31:46; Exodus 16:16; Infinitive construct לִלְקֹט Exodus 16:27 + 2 times; —
1. pick up, gather, with accusative, stones Genesis 31:46 (J), lilies Songs 6:2; usually the manna: Exodus 16:4, 5, 26 (J), Exodus 16:21; Exodus 16:22 (P); followed by מִן partitive Exodus 16:16 (P); so absolute Exodus 16:27; Numbers 11:8 (both J E), Exodus 16:17, 18 (P); of animals gathering food תִּתֵּן לָהֶם יִלְקֹט֑וּן Psalm 104:28.
2. specifically glean, absolute, Ruth 2:8 (with בְּ local; usually Pi. in this sense).
Pi. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular וְלִקְּטָה consecutive Ruth 2:16, לִקֵּ֑טָה Ruth 2:17, 18; 2nd person feminine singular לִקַּטְתְּ Ruth 2:19; Imperfect וַיְלַקִּט Genesis 47:14 + 2 times; 3rd person feminine singular תְּלַקִּט Ruth 2:15, וַתּ׳ Ruth 2:3, 17; 2nd person masculine singular תְּלַקִּט Leviticus 19:9 + 2 times; 1st person singular אֲלַקֳּטָה Ruth 2:2, 7 (compare BaNB 152, 489); Infinitive construct לְלַקִּט Ruth 2:15 + 2 times; Participle מְלַקִּט Isaiah 17:5, plural מְלַקְּטִים Judges 1:7; Jeremiah 7:18; —
1. gather, gather up, fallen grapes, Leviticus 19:10 (H), arrows 1 Samuel 20:38, (fire-)wood Jeremiah 7:18; absolute (food from ground) Judges 1:7 (compare GFM); = pick, pick off, 2 Kings 4:39 (twice in verse) (+ מִן of source).
2. figurative collect (money) Genesis 47:14 (J).
3. specifically glean, after the reapers, usually absolute Ruth 2:3, 7 (|| אָסַף), Ruth 2:17 (all with בְּ local), Ruth 2:15 (בֵּין location), Ruth 2:19 (adverb location), also Ruth 2:2 (where בְּ may be local or partitive, compare Be), also Ruth 2:15; Ruth 2:16; Ruth 2:23; with accusative Isaiah 17:5 (שִׁבֳּלִים, simile of devastation of land; || אָסַף קָצִיר), Ruth 2:17, 18; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb לֶקֶט Leviticus 19:9 = Leviticus 23:22 (H).
Pu. Imperfect 2nd person masculine plural תְּלֻקְּטוּ Isaiah 27:12 ye shall be picked up (of Israel under figure of grains or berries, after the threshing process of י׳'s judgment).
Hithp. Imperfect וַיִּתְלַקְּטוּ Judges 11:3 and there collected themselves worthless men unto (אֶל) Jephthah (were raked together GFM).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:46; 31:46; 47:14; 47:14


16:4; 16:4; 16:5; 16:5; 16:16; 16:16; 16:17; 16:17; 16:18; 16:18; 16:21; 16:21; 16:22; 16:22; 16:26; 16:26; 16:27; 16:27


19:9; 19:9; 19:10; 23:22


11:8; 11:8


1:7; 1:7; 11:3


2:2; 2:2; 2:3; 2:3; 2:7; 2:7; 2:8; 2:15; 2:15; 2:15; 2:15; 2:16; 2:16; 2:17; 2:17; 2:17; 2:17; 2:18; 2:18; 2:19; 2:19; 2:23

1 Samuel


2 Kings



104:28; 104:28

Song of Songs



17:5; 17:5; 27:12


7:18; 7:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3950 matches the Hebrew לָקַט (lāqaṭ),
which occurs 37 times in 34 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:46 - And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather H3950 stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there upon the heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:14 - And Joseph gathered up H3950 all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:4 - Then said the LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather H3950 a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:5 - And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in; and it shall be twice as much as they gather H3950 daily.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:16 - This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather H3950 of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; take ye every man for them which are in his tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:17 - And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, H3950 some more, some less.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered H3950 every man according to his eating.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:21 - And they gathered H3950 it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:22 - And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered H3950 twice as much bread, two omers for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:26 - Six days ye shall gather H3950 it; but on the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in it there shall be none.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:27 - And it came to pass, that there went out some of the people on the seventh day for to gather, H3950 and they found none.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:9 - And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather H3950 the gleanings of thy harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:10 - And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather H3950 every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:22 - And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather H3950 any gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:8 - And the people went about, and gathered H3950 it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:7 - And Adonibezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered H3950 their meat under my table: as I have done, so God hath requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:3 - Then Jephthah fled from his brethren, and dwelt in the land of Tob: and there were gathered H3950 vain men to Jephthah, and went out with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:2 - And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean H3950 ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:3 - And she went, and came, and gleaned H3950 in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:7 - And she said, I pray you, let me glean H3950 and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:8 - Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Hearest thou not, my daughter? Go not to glean H3950 in another field, neither go from hence, but abide here fast by my maidens:
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:15 - And when she was risen up to glean, H3950 Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean H3950 even among the sheaves, and reproach her not:
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:16 - And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean H3950 them, and rebuke her not.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:17 - So she gleaned H3950 in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned: H3950 and it was about an ephah of barley.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:18 - And she took it up, and went into the city: and her mother in law saw what she had gleaned: H3950 and she brought forth, and gave to her that she had reserved after she was sufficed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:19 - And her mother in law said unto her, Where hast thou gleaned H3950 to day? and where wroughtest thou? blessed be he that did take knowledge of thee. And she shewed her mother in law with whom she had wrought, and said, The man's name with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:23 - So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz to glean H3950 unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother in law.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:38 - And Jonathan cried after the lad, Make speed, haste, stay not. And Jonathan's lad gathered up H3950 the arrows, and came to his master.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:39 - And one went out into the field to gather H3950 herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered H3950 thereof wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:28 - That thou givest them they gather: H3950 thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather H3950 lilies.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:5 - And it shall be as when the harvestman gathereth the corn, and reapeth the ears with his arm; and it shall be as he that gathereth H3950 ears in the valley of Rephaim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:12 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall beat off from the channel of the river unto the stream of Egypt, and ye shall be gathered H3950 one by one, O ye children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:18 - The children gather H3950 wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
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